Today’s Solutions: July 23, 2024

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5 Tips to control ticks this spring and summer, according to the experts

Summertime is the peak season for many bugs and while mosquitos can be irritating, other insects carry even more risks. Ticks, for instance, carry pathogens like Lyme disease that are harmful to humans. Plus, they’re so small that you might not even notice that you’ve been harboring a Read More...

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Novel mRNA vaccine offers protection against Lyme disease

According to the CDC, there are around 30,000 Lyme disease infections reported in the US every year. This number is likely to be much higher, with estimations of actual infections being eight to 10 times more than those recorded. The little critters responsible for the disease are blacklegged ticks Read More...

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Single antibody shot could provide Lyme disease immunity

Wilderness hikes are a summertime favorite, but in regions where Lyme disease is present, one tick bite can have lifelong health impacts. Even with preventative measures such as wearing full-coverage clothing and scanning skin for ticks regularly, around 475,000 people contract the disease each Read More...

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Deep computer model detects Lyme disease through images of rashes

Each year, there are more than 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease in the United States. Treatments for Lyme disease can be effective, but it depends on how early the disease is detected. To develop a quick, easy way to detect Lyme disease, scientists have developed deep learning models that can Read More...